Auction 132, Lot 217

"Alaska Compiled from the Official Records of the General Land Office U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey … under the direction of I.P. Berthrong", General Land Office

Subject: Alaska

Period: 1908 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
38 x 29.8 inches
96.5 x 75.7 cm

This huge and very handsome map of the territory is filled with a remarkable amount of information and details. This edition, updated to 1908, includes large insets of the Aleutian Islands, plus town plans of Sitka, Juneau and Nome. Legend locates cities, towns and settlements, National Forests, Military Reserves including Naval and light houses, Indian Reservations, and Reindeer Station Reserves. No sign of Anchorage in the area, but Ladds Station, Hope, Sunrise and Knik Station are located. Compiled by M. Hendges, revised and drawn by Charles J. Helm. A very graphically striking map that uses a printing style that resembles a stone lithography.

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Condition: A+

Mint example, folding as issued.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/2/2010

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